The Dutch House : A Novel : a novel

Title The Dutch House : A Novel : a novel
The Dutch House : : A Novel
Book Number LP096739
Names Patchett, Ann
Title Status Active
Medium Large Print
Language English
Annotation At the end of the Second World War, Cyril Conroy combines luck and a single canny investment to begin an enormous real estate empire, propelling his family from poverty to enormous wealth. His first order of business is to buy the Dutch House, a lavish estate in the suburbs outside of Philadelphia. Meant as a surprise for his wife, the house sets in motion the undoing of everyone he loves. Cyril's son Danny and his older sister Maeve are exiled from the house where they grew up by their stepmother. The two wealthy siblings are thrown back into the poverty their parents had escaped from and find that all they have to count on is one another.
Local Subject Adult Book - AD
Adult Fiction - AF
Historical Fiction - United States, American - HIFUS
ABLE - Staff picks - ABLE
Audience Notes A
LC Subject Brothers and sisters - Fiction
Dysfunctional families - Fiction
Stepmothers - Fiction
Poverty - Fiction
Inheritance and succession - Fiction
Families - Fiction
Large type books
Philadelphia (Pa.) - Fiction
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
Novels
Domestic fiction
Historical fiction
Large print books
Call Number 813/.54
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